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National team members to receive MVR 100,000 bonus even if match ends with a draw

The Maldivian government has announced a bonus of MVR 100,000 to all members of the National Football Team, even if the match against China ended with a draw.

Youth Minister Ahmed Mahloof made the announcement while meeting with the players and officials at Hotel Jen, ahead of the World Cup Qualifier tonight.

The Minister also noted that President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih greatly wished for the team to take home a win tonight.

He highlighted that an MVR 100,000 bonus will be awarded to all members of the national team and management even if the result ended with a draw.

The match against China will begin at 8:00pm tonight at the National Football Stadium in Galolhu.